Safed Spirituality: Rules of Mystical Piety, the Beginning of Wisdom

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Paulist Press, 1984 - Religion - 205 pages
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This volume portrays aspects of the rich literature that developed in Safed, a Galilean city and one of the great centers of Jewish creativity, in the 16th century.
 

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very interesting the divine and spirituality, worship, rituals and history, when were the practices of the anchients first practiced and where? where did the anchients learn it from?
If you had
the key to solve world pece who would u trust it to? would u give it back to the rightfull owners so they could share or would that in itself bring about disorder....?
The anchient question WHY??? what to do ? if anyone can help me solve a issue contact my email marfcole@mail.com enjoy the read.... :)
 

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Contents

Moses ben Jacob Cordovero
30
Abraham ben Mordecai Galante
41
Abraham ben Eliezer haLevi Berukhim
47
Joseph Karo
54
Additional Customs from Safed
58
Isaac Luria
61
Elijah de Vidass Beginning of Wisdom as condensed by Jacob Poyetto
81
Introduction
83
The Gate of Humility
116
The Gate of Fear
126
The Gate of Love
135
Appendix
157
Description of the Ten Sefirot
159
Glossary
163
Selected Reading
166
Notes
169

The Gate of Repentance
92
The Gate of Holiness
102

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Jewish Mysticism: An Introduction

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About the author (1984)

Lawrence Fine, Irene Kaplan Leiwant Professor of Jewish Studies at Mount Holyoke College, is author of Physician of the Soul, Healer of the Cosmos: Isaac Luria and His Kabbalistic Fellowship, and other books.

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